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The ComSoc guide to passive optical networks : enhancing the last mile access / Stephen Weinstein, Yuanqiu Luo, Ting Wang.

By: Weinstein, Stephen B [author].
Contributor(s): Luo, Yuanqiu [author] | Wang, Ting [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: ComSoc guides to communications technologies: Publisher: Piscataway, NJ : Hoboken, N.J. : IEEE Press ; John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2012]Copyright date: ©2012Description: 1 online resource (xi, 187 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118250549; 1118250540; 9781118250495; 1118250494; 9781118250532; 1118250532; 1280672870; 9781280672873.Other title: Guide to passive optical networks.Subject(s): Passive optical networks | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Fiber Optics | Passive optical networks | Passive optical networks | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Fiber OpticsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: ComSoc guide to passive optical networks.DDC classification: 621.382/7 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
PON in the Access Picture -- Why Passive Optical Network (PON) for the Last Mile Access? -- Services and Applications -- Legacy Access Technologies -- Fiber-Optic Access Systems -- PON Deployment and Evolution -- PON Architecture and Components -- Architectural Concepts and Alternatives -- Passive and Active PON Components -- Management and Control Elements -- Techniques and Standards -- BPON Overview -- The Full Service Access Network (FSAN) (ITU-T G.983) BPON Standard -- GPON -- EPON -- Recent Advances and Looking to the Future -- Interoperability -- Wavelength Division Multiplexed PON (WDM-PON) -- Subcarrier PON -- Long-Reach PON -- Optical-Wireless Integration -- Scaling Up PON to Much Higher Transmission Rates -- Conclusion -- Excerpts from the IEEE 10 Gbps EPON Standard 802.3av-2009.
Summary: "Describes the major architectures, standards, and technologies of Passive Optical Networks (PONs). The ComSoc Guide to Passive Optical Networks provides readers with a concise explanation of the key features of Passive Optical Networks (PONs); the different types of PON architectures and standards; key issues of PON devices, management, and implementation; and the promising business opportunities in access networks. Written for a broad audience, ranging from developers to users, this indispensable book provides an understanding o the evolutionary path of PON access systems and their positioning with respect to the cable, copper, and wireless competitors for broadband access networks. In addition, The ComSoc Guide to Passive Optical Networks: Provides brief, high-level overviews of the architectures and applications of Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) or Fiber-to-the-Curb (FTTC) access networks and the alternative HFC, subscriber line, and WiMAX access systems; Awards readers with a clear understanding of what BPON, GPON, WDM-PON and EPON are and how they work, together with an introduction to their respective standards; Carefully defines all acronyms and technical terms, making the book accessible to those who may not be specialists in this area; Gives readers an appreciation of the last mile problems in telecommunications access networks, and the opportunities in optical-wireless integration."--Publisher's description.Summary: "The goal of this guidebook is to provide the general readers with a high level overview of the technology and applications behind the Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) or Fiber-to-the-Curb (FTTC) family of standards, which has recently attracted considerable amount of interest in the technical community"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. PON in the Access Picture -- 1.1. Why Passive Optical Network (PON) for the Last Mile Access? -- 1.2. Services and Applications -- 1.3. Legacy Access Technologies -- 1.4. Fiber-Optic Access Systems -- 1.5. PON Deployment and Evolution -- 2. PON Architecture and Components -- 2.1. Architectural Concepts and Alternatives -- 2.2. Passive and Active PON Components -- 2.3. Management and Control Elements -- 3. Techniques and Standards -- 3.1. BPON Overview -- 3.2. The Full Service Access Network (FSAN) (ITU-T G.983) BPON Standard -- 3.3. GPON -- 3.4. EPON -- 4. Recent Advances and Looking to the Future -- 4.1. Interoperability -- 4.2. Wavelength Division Multiplexed PON (WDM-PON) -- 4.3. Subcarrier PON -- 4.4. Long-Reach PON -- 4.5. Optical-Wireless Integration -- 4.6. Scaling Up PON to Much Higher Transmission Rates -- 4.7. Conclusion -- Appendix. Excerpts from the IEEE 10 Gbps EPON Standard 802.3av-2009.

"Describes the major architectures, standards, and technologies of Passive Optical Networks (PONs). The ComSoc Guide to Passive Optical Networks provides readers with a concise explanation of the key features of Passive Optical Networks (PONs); the different types of PON architectures and standards; key issues of PON devices, management, and implementation; and the promising business opportunities in access networks. Written for a broad audience, ranging from developers to users, this indispensable book provides an understanding o the evolutionary path of PON access systems and their positioning with respect to the cable, copper, and wireless competitors for broadband access networks. In addition, The ComSoc Guide to Passive Optical Networks: Provides brief, high-level overviews of the architectures and applications of Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) or Fiber-to-the-Curb (FTTC) access networks and the alternative HFC, subscriber line, and WiMAX access systems; Awards readers with a clear understanding of what BPON, GPON, WDM-PON and EPON are and how they work, together with an introduction to their respective standards; Carefully defines all acronyms and technical terms, making the book accessible to those who may not be specialists in this area; Gives readers an appreciation of the last mile problems in telecommunications access networks, and the opportunities in optical-wireless integration."--Publisher's description.

"The goal of this guidebook is to provide the general readers with a high level overview of the technology and applications behind the Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) or Fiber-to-the-Curb (FTTC) family of standards, which has recently attracted considerable amount of interest in the technical community"-- Provided by publisher.

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